Legals for 4/12/2024 – 4/18/2024

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MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE NOTICE

Whereas, default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage executed by John H. Stoddard, Jr. and wife, Amanda Quinn Stoddard, to Family Savings Federal Credit Union on the January 22, 2018, said mortgage being recorded at Instrument #3462236, Mortgage Records, Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and the undersigned, by reason of such default, having declared the entire remaining indebtedness secured by said mortgage to be immediately due and payable, and said mortgage subject to foreclosure, and such default continuing, notice is hereby given, that acting under the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned, Dana L. Rice, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash in front of the Courthouse door in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on April 22, 2024, the following described real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lots Numbers 8 and 9 of Forrest Homes Addition to Gadsden as recorded in Plat Book C, Page 233, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

Said sale will be made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage, as well as the expenses of foreclosure.  Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances.  Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process.  An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as part of the foreclosure process.

Family Savings Credit Union

Dana L. Rice, Its Attorney

Turnbach, Warren, Rice, Frederick & Smith, P.C.

P. O. Box 129

Gadsden, Alabama 35902

(256) 543-3664

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE  OF FORECLOSURE

Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain mortgage dated December 14, 2022, executed by Carlita Albert, a single woman, as her sole and separate property, to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., solely as nominee for Rocket Mortgage, LLC, which mortgage was recorded on December 15, 2022, in Instrument Number 3550589, of the mortgage records in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama, and which mortgage was duly transferred and assigned to Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC, notice is hereby given that pursuant to law and the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the undersigned will sell at public outcry, to the highest bidder for cash, in front of the Main entrance to the Etowah County Courthouse at Gadsden, Alabama, during the legal hours of sale on May 22, 2024, the following described real estate, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

All of its right, title and interest in and to that certain real estate situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

Lot 6 of Cypress Gardens Subdivision according to plat thereof recorded at Plat Book L. Page 27 in the records of the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County. Alabama

This sale is made for the purpose of paying the indebtedness secured by said mortgage as well as expenses of foreclosure. This property will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, subject to any easements, encumbrances, and exceptions reflected in the mortgage and those contained in the records of the office of the Judge of Probate of the County where the above-described property is situated. This property will be sold without warranty or recourse, expressed or implied as to condition, title, use and/or enjoyment and will be sold subject to the right of redemption of all parties entitled thereto.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The successful bidder must tender full funds at the conclusion of the sale in the form of a certified check made payable or endorsed to Padgett Law Group. No personal checks will be accepted. To this end you must bring sufficient funds to outbid the lender and any other bidders. Insufficient funds will not be accepted. Amounts received in excess of the winning bid will be refunded. Padgett Law Group reserves the right to award the bid to the next highest bidders should the highest bidder fail to timely tender the total amount due.

Rocket Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Quicken Loans, LLC

Transferee

Robert J. Wermuth/jmm

Padgett Law Group

4245 Balmoral Drive SW, Suite 101

Huntsville, AL 35801

Attorney for Mortgagee

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE

STATE OF ALABAMA COUNTY OF ETOWAH

Default having been made of the terms of the loan documents secured by that certain mort-gage executed by David B Moore An Unmarried Man And Carrie S Parker A Widow to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as mortgagee, as nominee for GMAC Mortgage, LLC dba ditech, its successors and assigns dated October 7, 2007; said mortgage being recorded on November 1, 2007, as Instrument No. 3282411 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, Alabama. Said Mortgage was last sold, assigned and transferred to NewRez LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing in Instrument 3550413 in the Office of the Judge of Probate of Etowah County, ALABAMA.

The undersigned, NewRez LLC d/b/a Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said mortgage, will sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash before the main entrance of the Court House in Etowah County, Alabama during the legal hours of sale (between 11am and 4pm), on the 22nd day of May, 2024 the following property, situated in Etowah County, Alabama, to-wit:

LOTS 2, 3, 4, 5 AND 6, BLOCK 1, M. BAILEY’S ADDITION, FILED IN PLAT BOOK A, PAGE 415, PROBATE OFFICE, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA.

Said property is commonly known as 3710 Warren St, Gadsden, AL 35904.

Should a conflict arise between the property address and the legal description the legal de-scription will control.

Said property will be sold subject to any outstanding ad valorem taxes (including taxes which are a lien, but not yet due and payable), the right of redemption of any taxing authority, all out-standing liens for public utilities which constitute liens upon the property, any matters which might be disclosed by an accurate survey and inspection of the property, any assessments, liens, encumbrances, easements, rights-of-way, zoning ordinances, restrictions, special assessments, covenants, the statutory right of redemption pursuant to Alabama law, and any matters of record including, but not limited to, those superior to said Mortgage first set out above. Said property will be sold on an “as-is” basis without any representation, warranty or recourse against the above-named or the undersigned.  The successful bidder must present certified funds in the amount of the winning bid at the time and place of sale.

Alabama law gives some persons who have an interest in property the right to redeem the property under certain circumstances. Programs may also exist that help persons avoid or delay the foreclosure process. An attorney should be consulted to help you understand these rights and programs as a part of the foreclosure process.

The sale will be conducted subject (1) to confirmation that the sale is not prohibited under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and (2) to final confirmation and audit of the status of the loan with the holder of the Mortgage.

NEWREZ LLC D/B/A SHELLPOINT MORTGAGE SERVICING

as holder of said mortgage

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

Two North Twentieth

2 20th Street North, Suite 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 216-4238

FT21@mccalla.com

File No. 23-05522AL

www.foreclosurehotline.net

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Harold E. Jones, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 1/12/2024 to the Estate of Mary W. Jones, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Bernd Gockel was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 1/12/2024 to the Estate of Tina Bess Hubbard-Gockel, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Alan Knighten was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 02/09/2024 over the Estate of Barbara Steed, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Charity Hope Cook was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 3/11/2024 to the Estate of Rita Faye Daugherty, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29,

April 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Susan Dianne Barnes was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 2/29/2024 to the Estate of Joyce Ray Thompson deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5, and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Donovan Short was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/11/2024 to the Estate of Danny James Short, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILECLAIMS

Guy Boutin was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/18/2024 to the Estate of Janice B. Godfree, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILECLAIMS

Raymond Alan Gladden was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/11/2024 over the Estate of Charlie Alan Gladden, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Ronnie Eugene Young was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/07/2024 to the Estate of Myrtle Ruth Chapman Young, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Brian Todd Burns was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/06/2024 over the Estate of Brenda Fordham, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Sarah Elisabeth Clayton Pierce was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/14/2024 to the Estate of William E. Blythe, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Kelsey Boatwright Hemrick was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/05/2024 over the Estate of Jason Boatwright, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Kristen C. Tech was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/14/2024 to the Estate of Rita E. Cofield, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Donna Jean Riley was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/14/2024 to the Estate of Gloria Jean Knight, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Kyle D. Pierce was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/08/2024 to the Estate of Imogene Snell Heathcoat, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Traci Simonton Wofford was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/08/2024 to the Estate of Anita Diane Simonton, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Regina McCullough was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/11/2024 to the Estate of Patricia Beasley, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Lynn Shipman Newton was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/18/2024 to the Estate of Mary W. Shipman, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Jessica Geer Hart was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/18/2024 to the Estate of George David Geer, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Timothy D. Foster was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/19/2024 to the Estate of Moses Foster, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Greg Barron was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/19/2024 to the Estate of Gerald Brewer, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Joan Doty Whitt was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/21/2024 to the Estate of George Glennis Whitt, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

John T. Robertson, IV was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/19/2024 to the Estate of Mary Susan Robertson, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

George M. Woods was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/26/2024 over the Estate of Denise A. Curry, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Thomas Wayne Black. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/21/2024 to the Estate of Wonza Lou Black, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

James Paul Weeks, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/15/2024 to the Estate of James Paul Weeks, Sr., deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

John Howard Schomp was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/20/2024 to the Estate of Gilmer Patricia Schomp, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Gregory Thomas Armstrong was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/21/2024 to the Estate of Alice M. Armstrong, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Kenneth E. Beason, Jr. was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/04/2024 over the Estate of Robert Allen Malone, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Cynthia L. Goggins was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/25/2024 over the Estate of Mary Jewell Goggins, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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FILE CLAIMS

Erin Higgs Ramsey was/were appointed Personal Representative(s) on 03/22/2024 to the Estate of Kelly Lynn Slattery, deceased, Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama notifies all persons that claims not filed within six months will be barred.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF ESTATE

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: KERRY L. WILSON,

DECEASED. 

CASE NO.:

2024-00188

A Petition for Summary Distribution of the Estate of KERRY L. WILSON, Deceased, having been submitted to the Honorable Scott W. Hassell, Judge of Probate, by Petitioners, KELLY COUGH, JOYCE WILSON, KACEY EPPERSON on the 1st day of April, 2024. Notice is hereby given that all persons contesting said Petition shall file a response thereto with the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, within thirty (30) days of this date of publication.

Done this 8th day of April 2024

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

April 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: EUGENE MIDDLETON, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED

Case #: 2024-180

TO: Any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 20 day of MAY 2024 at 2:30 p.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 21ST DAY OF MARCH 2024

Scott W. Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN THE MATTER OF: CARL JONES, ALLEGED INCAPACITATED

Case #: 2024-181

TO: Any unknown family

Please take notice that a PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP of the above referenced individual alleged to be incapacitated was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, and further, that the 20TH day of MAY 2024 at 2:00 P.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 21ST DAY OF MARCH 2024

Scott Hassell

PROBATE JUDGE

March 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

ESTATE OF JAMES LEON GRAHAM, deceased

CASE NO.: 2024-00185

NOTICE TO: Susan Graham Wright, Cathy Jo Graham Sharp, Larry Todd Graham, devisees and beneficiaries under the Last Will and Testament of James Leon Graham, deceased, heirs-at-law and next of kin of James Leon Graham, deceased, to include.

The Personal Representative’s Petition To Probate Last Will and Testament shall be

heard by undersigned at the Etowah County Courthouse on 5th day of June 2024, at 11:00 am.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

March 29, April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: TERRI MICHELLE BRADFORD, DECEASED,

Case # 2023-00242

TO: CALEB MANN, CORI OGLES, SYDNI MANN, HEIRS AT LAW OF TERRI MICHELLE BRADFORD

Whose whereabouts are unknown

Please take notice that a Petition for Order of Final Settlement was filed in the Office of the Judge of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama and further, that the 5TH day of JUNE, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. was appointed a day and time for hearing on said Petition, thereof at which time you may appear and support and/or contest the Petition, if you so choose.

DONE THIS THE 2nd DAY OF April 2024.

Scott W. Hassell

JUDGE OF PROBATE

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Any unknown family members, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of John J.

Lee, II, and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of John J. Lee, II, was filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 3RD day of APRIL 2024.

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of Conservatorship is set on the 3rd day of June 2024, at 2:00 p.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PETITION FOR LETTERS OF GUARDIANSHIP AND PETITION FOR LETTERS OF CONSERVATORSHIP

Notice to: Any unknown family members, whose whereabouts are unknown

You will take notice that a Petition for Letters of Guardianship for the person of Aaron K.

Andrews and a Petition for Letters of Conservatorship over the estate of Aaron K. Andrews was

filed by Gadsden Regional Medical Center on the 3rd day of April, 2024

A hearing on the Petition for Letters of Guardianship and Petition for Letters of

Conservatorship is set on the 21st day of MAY 2024, at 1:30 P.m., in the Probate Court of Etowah County, Alabama, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 5, 12, and 19, 202

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NOTICE OF PUBLICATION

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF: ALYCIA LORRAINE BUGGS-LEE, deceased)

CASE NO.: 2023-00084

Notice to: All creditors, heirs or distributes and all other persons interested in the Estate of

ALYCIA LORRAINE BUGGS-LEE, deceased.

You will hereby take notice that ALYAH LEE, as Administratrix of the Estate of Alycia

Lorraine Buggs-Lee filed a Report of Insolvency of said Estate on or about the 10th day of April

2024.

You are hereby notified that a hearing on the Petitioner’s Report of Insolvency will be held at

my office in the Etowah County Courthouse on the 22nd day of May 2024 at 10:00 A.M. when the Report of Insolvency will be considered, and you may show cause, if any, why the Report of Insolvency should be denied.

This the 10th day of April 2024 at Gadsden, Alabama

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING

IN THE PROBATE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY

CASE NO. 2024-00050

To:  *************, PUTATIVE/BIOLOGIAL FATHER OF MASON THOMAS DAFFRON, AND ANY UNKNOWN INTERESTED PARTIES, WHOSE ADDRESS AND WHEREABOUTS ARE UNKNOWN

Please take notice that a petition for adoption has been filed and is pending in said Court by the Petitioner(s) named below. Please be advised that if you intend to contest this adoption you must file a written response with the attorney for the petitioner(s) named below and with the Clerk of the Probate Court, 800 Forrest Avenue, Gadsden, AL 35901 as soon as possible, but no later than thirty (30) days from the last day this notice is published.

Dated this 18th Day of March 2024

Scott W. Hassell

Judge of Probate

Attorney for Petitioner:

Sam D. Bone

1031 FORREST AVENUE

GADSDEN, AL. 35901

March 22, 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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PUBLICATION NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

PNC BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER WITH COMPASS BANK,

Plaintiff,

v.

ESTATE OF MARY NELL HAWKINS, deceased and ESTATE OF LOTHER MICHAEL GOGGANS, deceased; ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS OR DEVISEES OF MARY NELL HAWKINS OR LOTHER MICHAEL GOGGANS,

Defendants.

CASE NO.:

CV-2024-900005

TO: Any potential Heirs or Devisees of the Estate of Mary Nell Hawkins and the Estate of Lother Michael  Goggans, who may have an interest in property located at 615 Woodham Circle, Opp, Alabama 36467.   By Order of the Court for service by publication dated January 8, 2024, you are hereby notified that on December 19, 2023, Plaintiff filed a Complaint for Declaratory Judgment on the subject property.  You are required to file an original answer with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Etowah County  Alabama and serve a copy upon Plaintiff’s attorney, G. Alicia Jett at McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC, at 2 20th St. North, Ste. 1000, Birmingham, AL 35203, within 30 days after the last publication date of this Notice on or before May 20, 2024 or default judgment will be entered against you.

Done this the 21st day of March, 2024

Cassandra Johnson

Circuit Court Clerk

Etowah County, Alabama

Plaintiff’s Attorney

Alicia Jett

McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC

2 20th St. North, Ste. 1000

Birmingham, AL 35203

March 29, April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF QUIET TITLE ACTION

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Civil Action No. :CV-2024-900127

TINA MARONEY, Plaintiff

v.

Lot 9 Southglen Unit 2 Plat I 12 Rainbow City, FNA ALABAMA, LLC, HGM HOLDINGS, LLC,

And all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other interest in said lands,

Defendants                              

HGM Holdings, LLC and any and all persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other interest in – Lot 9 SouthGlen Unit 2 Plat I 12 Rainbow City – must answer Tina Maroney’s Complaint to Quiet Title and other relief by the 27th day of May, 2024, with the Circuit Clerk of Etowah County, AL or, thereafter, a judgement by default may be entered against them in the above-stated case by the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama

Stallings & Eubanks LLC,

306 Cherokee Ave West,

Centre, AL 35960

April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF CIVIL

ACTION TO QUIET TITLE TO REAL

PROPERTY

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

BORDEN VIRGIL, PLAINTIFF,

V.

CASE NO.

CV-2024-900136.00

LAND DESCRIBED AS TAX PARCEL  15-01-11-2-000-147.00,

LAND DESCRIBED AS TAX PARCEL 15-01-11-2-00148,

UNKNOWN HEIRS OF BOOKER T. BORDEN AND ANY PERSONS,

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE ET AL.

DEFENDANTS,

A tract of land described as tax parcel numbers # 15-01-11-2-000-147.00 and # 15-01-11-2-000-148.00, the unknown heirs of Booker T. Borden if any, Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for the Certificate Holders of the Morgan Stanley Home Equity Loan Trust 2001-1 Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2007-1, and all other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, revision, or other interest in said property, Defendants, are hereby notified that Virgil Borden, Plaintiff, has filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County, Alabama, a complaint for quiet title and other relief.

The style of said action being identified as CV-2024-900136.  The above named person, entities and all other persons of entities, know or unknown, are hereby notified that they must file an answer to said complaint in the identified civil action on or before June 3, 2024, or therefore after, a judgement by default may be rendered against them in said Civil Action CV-2024-900136.

Done this the 8th day of April, 2024.

Cassandra Johnson,

Clerk of Court

/s/William B. Ogletree

Circuit Judge

Elizabeth P. Haney

Attorney for the Plaintiff

PO Drawer 287

Gadsden, AL. 35902

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

MICHAEL WORKS, Plaintiff

v. Case Number CV-2023-900425

DONNA MAE GARTMAN, a/k/a

DONNA MAE GARTMAN WILLIAMS, ET AL.

Defendants.

The Defendant, Donna Mae Gartman Williams, whose whereabouts is unknown, and any other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other interest in the lands described below, must answer Plaintiff’s Complaint filed in the above referenced court and case number within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the above-styled case.

The subject property is described as follows:

Lot Number Fourteen (14) in Block Number Two (2) in Vistamont Unit 2, Southside, Alabama, according to the plat or map thereof as the same appears of record in Plat Book “H”, Page 107, Etowah County Probate Office

Done the 3rd day of April, 2024.

Jason Knowles,

Attorney for Plaintiff

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

400 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-7200

April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLAINT

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

HIGHTOWER ZACHARY,

DEBROUX MALACHI,

Plaintiffs,

V.

SPURLING WAYMAN R.

SPURLING BONNIE L, Defendants.

Case No.: CV-2024-900137.00

The Defendants, Wayne R. Spurling and Bonnie I. Spurling, whose whereabouts are unknown, and any other persons claiming any present, future, contingent, remainder, reversion, or other interest in the lands described below, must answer Plaintiffs’ Complaint filed in the above referenced court and case number within thirty (30) days of the completion of the publication or thereafter a judgment of default may be rendered against you in the above-styled case.

The subject property is described as follows:

A lot or parcel of land described as beginning at the northwest corner of Lot # 4 and thence run south a distance of 191.50 feet to the north ROW of Kyle Avenue; thence run east along said ROW a distance of 100 feet; thence run north a distance of 141.50 feet, thence run west a distance of 50.00 feet; thence run north 50.00 feet; thence run west 50.000 feet to the point of beginning; and being a portion of Lot Number Four (4) in Block Number Two (2) of the Patrick Addition, according to the map thereof as shown by Book of Town Plats “A”, Page 11, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

DONE this 3rd day of April, 2024

/s/ GEORGE C. DAY, JR.

CIRCUIT JUDGE

Jason Knowles,

Attorney for Plaintiff

Knowles & Sullivan, LLC

400 Broad Street

Gadsden, AL 35901

256-547-7200

April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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LEGAL NOTICE

IN THE JUVENILE COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

IN RE THE MATTER OF:  ZOE GRACE CONNOLLY, BORN March 29th, 2007    

CASE NO: JU15-240.02

NOTICE TO: JOSHUA CONNOLLY

FATHER OF Z. G. CONNOLLY, DOB MARCH 29TH, 2007

Please be advised that a Petition to Determine Dependency, in the above-styled matter has been filed in the Juvenile Court of Etowah County by Jennifer and David Connolly. Should you intend to contest this action, you must file a written response within thirty (30) days of the date of the last publication herein, with counsel for said Plaintiff, whose name and address are shown below and with the Etowah County Clerk of Court.

Coby McEachern Boswell, Esq.

Attorney for Petitioner

1000 Church Street. NW

Huntsville, AL 35801

(256) 534-8799

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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PUBLIC NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA

Case No.:  CV-2024-900020.00

MCPHAIL SANCHEZ, LLC, PLAINTIFF

V.

LAWRENCE BRIDGELAND, ET. AL, Defendant

TO: Lawrence Bridgeland, whose whereabouts are unknown, and which cannot be ascertained after exercise of reasonable diligence. You are hereby notified that on January 16, 2024 a Complaint was filed  for Interpleader of Excess Funds Collected from Foreclosure pertaining to real property located at 112  Sherwood Drive, Rainbow City, Alabama 35906 was filed in the Circuit Court of Etowah County,  Alabama, Case No: CV-2024-900020.00 and the following names of all parties to the action: Plaintiff:  McPhail Sanchez, LLC; Defendant: Lawrence Bridgeland, Fictious Parties A, B, & C. 

It is hereby ORDERED by the undersigned Clerk of Court that publication of this notice be made once a  week for four consecutive weeks in The Messenger Newspaper, a newspaper of general circulation in Etowah County, Alabama, and that Defendant, Lawrence Bridgeland is hereby directed to plead, answer, demure  or otherwise respond to Complaint thirty (30)  days after the last publication date listed below or thereafter judgment by default  may be rendered against them being intended that this notice shall be used to perfect service in this action again said Defendant. 

Done this 9th day of April, 2024

Cassandra Johnson

Etowah County Circuit Court

George C. Day, Jr.

Circuit Judge

Benjamin P. Mayer, Esq.

McPhail Sanchez, LLC

PO BOX 870

Mobile, Alabama 35602

251-438-2333

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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NOTICE: DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS

According to the Alabama Administrative Code, 290-8-9-08 (2) (h), an education agency must retain a copy of education records for five (5) years after the termination of the special education program for which they were used. At the end of the five (5) years retention period, the education agency will provide written notice to parents to inform them that the special education records are no longer needed and will be destroyed. This serves as a notice that special education records for students who attended Attalla City Schools, including The Bridge, Inc. before August 1, 2020, and Attalla City Schools students whose birthday is on or before December 31, 1997, will be destroyed after May 1, 2024. Parents or students may request the records by sending a written request to the Director of Special Education at The Attalla City Board of Education at the following address:

Dr. Stephen Hall

Assistant Superintendent/Director of Special Education and Educational Services Attalla City Board of Education

101 Case Avenue South East

Attalla, Alabama 35954

April 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING ON PROPOSED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

The City Council of the City of Gadsden will hold a public meeting on April 23, 2024, at 11 a.m., during the regular weekly council meeting, to consider the adoption of a resolution authorizing an economic development agreement with AL58 DYNE, LLC and TSC Gadsden, LLC, which are authorized to do business in Alabama, and propose to locate a Tropical Smoothie Cafe on property located at 931 Rainbow Drive in Gadsden.  AL58 DYNE, LLC proposes to spend approximately $2,625,000.00 in total development costs, and TSC Gadsden, LLC proposes to employ the equivalent of approximately 42 employees (10 full-time, 30 part time, 1 manager and 2 assistant managers) and to maintain that level of employment for the term of the agreement. TSC Gadsden, LLC expects the Tropical Smoothie Cafe to generate annual sales of more than $1,500,000.00. AL58 DYNE, LLC and TSC Gadsden, LLC have requested financial assistance from the City of Gadsden to make this project feasible.  The City of Gadsden proposes to pay to TSC Gadsden, LLC a sum equal to 2% of the City’s 5% sales tax revenue generated from sales at Tropical Smoothie Cafe for a period of seven (7) years, beginning when the business is open to the public and conducting business, or until the total abatement amount paid by the City equals $250,000.00, whichever occurs first.  The City of Gadsden seeks to provide citizens a wider and more diverse selection of restaurants available, to increase employment, and to increase the tax and revenue base of the City.  All interested persons may examine and review the Agreement and Resolution in the office of the City Clerk during normal business hours, before and after the meeting referenced herein.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

April 12, 2024

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LEGAL ZONING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, April, 25, 2024 at 8:30 a.m., the Board of Adjustment of the City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing in the City Council Chamber, First Floor, at City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama to give all persons who desire an opportunity to be heard in opposition to or in favor of the following request:

A request for special exception to locate a manufactured home, in an R-1, One-Family Residence District, on the following described property:

Lot Number Three (3) in Block Number Five (5) in Wright’s Village Subdivision as recorded in Plat Book “C”, Page 255, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama. (Address being 1514 Lula Street).

April 12 and 19, 2024

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ORDINANCE NO. O-19-24 

Authorizing the Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property:

Commencing at a “pk” nail and disk found at the southeast corner of Tract “H” of Noccalula Plaza Shopping Center, according to the map thereof, as recorded in Plat Book “G”, Page 113, Office of Probate, Etowah County, Alabama, run along the southwesterly right of way (50’) of Clayton Boulevard N 53°13’25” W 199.91’ (200’ record) to a capped 1/2” rebar (CA 0046 LS); thence continue along same bearing and said right of way for a distance of 454.95’ to a capped 1/2” rebar (LS 27727) set; thence along a curve to the left having a radius of 12.50’ and an arc length of 27.24’ (said curve also having a chord of S 64°20’49” W 22.16’) to a capped 1/2” rebar (LS 27727) set on the easterly right of way (50’) of England Place; thence along said right of way S 01°55’03” W 218.76’ (220’ record) to a capped 1/2” rebar (LS 27727) set; thence N 88°56’17” W 50.01’ to a railroad spike found on the westerly right of way of England Place; thence along said westerly right of way N 01°55’03” E 308.14’ to a capped 1/2” rebar (LS 27727) set on the southwesterly right of way of Clayton Boulevard; thence along said southwesterly right of way of Clayton Boulevard N 29°42’12” W 239.76’ to a capped 1/2” rebar (LS 27727) set on the southeasterly right of way (60’) of Noccalula Drive; thence along said southeasterly right of way S 65°39’58” W 211.40’ to a capped 1/2” rebar (LS 27727) set; thence leaving said right of way S 01°03’25” E 170.12’ to a “PK” nail found in pavement; thence S 03°01’35” W 130.91’ to a railroad spike found; thence S 58°22’54” E 253.92; to a railroad spike found; thence S 71°34’03” E 201.34’ to a 1/2” rebar; thence N 86°01’24” E 340.11’ to the point of beginning. Said parcel containing 4.37 acres, more or less, and being all of Tract “C” of Noccalula Plaza Shopping Center, according to the map thereof, as recorded in Plat Book G, Page 113, and being portions of Lots 28 through 32, Block 23, of Bellevue Highlands, First Addition according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “B”, Page 287; Block 7 of Gadsden and Lookout Mountain Realty Company’s Subdivision of Noccalula Park according to the map thereof recorded in Plat Book “C”, Pages 2 through 4; that certain parcel as described in Doc. D-1997-2362; and Tract “H”, of Noccalula Plaza Shopping Center, according to the map thereof, as recorded in Plat Book G, Page 113, and being situated in the SE 1/4 of Section 29, and the NE 1/4 of Section 32, Township 11 South, Range 6 East, Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama.

The above-described premises being generally known as the Mitchell Community Center baseball and track/soccer field.

Whereas, the Gadsden City Board of Education wishes to purchase said property for $10.00 as set forth in Resolution Number R-567-23 adopted on October 31, 2023; and

Now, Therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute a warranty deed to and in favor of Gadsden City Board of Education for the sum of Ten and 00/100 Dollars ($10.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on April 2, 2024.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

April 12, 2024

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ORDINANCE NO. O-20-24

Authorizing the Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property:

Lots Numbers One (1), Two (2) and Three (3) in Block Six (6) of the Northside Subdivision as same appears of record in Plat Book “C”, pages 197-199, Probate Office, Etowah County, Alabama.

This property being generally known as Walnut Park Elementary School and Walnut Park Community Center.

Whereas, the Gadsden City Board of Education wishes to purchase said property for $10.00 as set forth in Resolution Number R-567-23 adopted on October 31, 2023; and

Now, Therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute a warranty deed to and in favor of Gadsden City Board of Education for the sum of Ten and 00/100 Dollars ($10.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on April 2, 2024.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

April 12, 2024

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ORDINANCE NO. O-21-24 

Authorizing the Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property:

PARCEL 1

Lots 1, 2, and a portion of Lot 3 in Block J of the Clubview Heights Supplemental Addition plat, as recorded in Plat Book E, Page 242 and 243 of the probate records of Etowah County, Ala-bama, containing 1.2 Acres more or less, being more particularly described as follows:

Begin at the Southwest corner of said Lot 1; thence run northerly, along the West boundary of said Lot 1, a distance of 200 feet more or less; thence run easterly, along the North boundary of said Lots 1, 2 and 3, a distance of 261.59 feet; thence deflect 90° right and run a distance of 200 feet, more or less, to the North right-of-way margin of Alcott Road; thence run westerly, along said right-of-way, a distance of 261.59 feet to the point of beginning.

Such property being generally known as the Raymond Hill Community Center, 1231 Alcott Road.

PARCEL 2

Commence at the SW corner of the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 26, Township 11 South, Range 6 East; thence run easterly, along the south boundary of said section, a distance of 180.98 feet; thence deflect 90°32’48” left and run a distance of 17.39 feet, more or less, to a point on the north right-of-way margin of Goldenrod Avenue; thence, continuing along the previous course, and run a distance of 273.78 feet; thence deflect 90°26’30” left and run a distance of 18.81 feet; thence deflect 90°54’58” right and run a distance of 21.02 feet, to the Point of Beginning; thence deflect 60°46’57” left and run a distance of 172.83 feet; thence deflect 61°01’31” right and run a distance of 22.46 feet; thence deflect 48°27’03” right and run a distance of 290.50 feet, more or less, to a point on the south right-of-way margin of Graves Avenue; thence de-flect 41°11’48” right and run, along said right-of-way margin, a distance of 48.99 feet; thence deflect 94°13’16” right and, leaving said right-of-way margin, run a distance of 281.14 feet; thence deflect 85°10’00” right and run a distance of 96.31 feet; thence deflect 89°16’41” left and run a distance of 17.05 feet, to the point of beginning.

Being a portion of the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 26, Township 11 South, Range 6 East and containing 1.1 Acres, more or less.

Such property being generally known as the Ray Thompson Community Center, 236 Goldenrod Avenue.

Whereas, the Gadsden City Board of Education wishes to purchase said property for $10.00 as set forth in Resolution Number R-567-23 adopted on October 31, 2023; and

Now, Therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute a warranty deed to and in favor of Gadsden City Board of Education for the sum of Ten and 00/100 Dollars ($10.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on April 2, 2024.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

April 12, 2024

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ORDINANCE NO. O-22-24 

Authorizing the Conveyance of Certain Property

Whereas, the City of Gadsden owns the following described property:

BEGIN AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 6, BLOCK 3, CROSS RESURVEY OF BLOCKS 1, 2, 3, AND 4 OF PHILLIPS COUNTY FARM AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “C”, PAGE 215, ETOWAH COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE AND ALSO THE INTERSECTION OF THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY OF STATE STREET AND THE SOUTH RIGHT-OFWAY LINE OF SOUTH 11TH STREET AND RUN SOUTH 86°54’13” EAST ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF SOUTH 11TH STREET A DISTANCE OF 374.32 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE LEAVING SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE RUN ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A DELTA=42°22’20” RADIUS=25.00 FEET A DISTANCE OF 18.07 FEET MEASURED ALONG THE CHORD OF SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 17°53’55” EAST TO A POINT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 03°17’15” WEST A DISTANCE OF 325.67 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A DEL-TA=35°00’00” RADIUS=30.00 FEET A DISTANCE OF 18.04 FEET MEASURED ALONG THE CHORD OF SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 20°47’15” WEST TO A POINT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 38°17’15” WEST A DISTANCE OF 94.38 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A DELTA=38°17’15”, RADIUS=65.00 FEET A DISTANCE OF 42.63 FEET MEASURED ALONG THE CHORD OF SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 19°08’38” WEST TO A POINT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00°00’00” WEST A DISTANCE OF 133.36 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE RUN ALONG A CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A DELTA=41°48’37”, RADIUS=30.00 FEET A DISTANCE OF 21.41 FEET MEASURED ALONG THE CHORD OF SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 20°54’19” WEST TO A POINT; THENCE RUN NORTH 90°00’00” WEST A DISTANCE OF 338.86 FEET TO A POINT IN THE CENTER LINE OF ANNULLED STATE STREET; THENCE RUN NORTH 03°32’48” EAST ALONG SAID CENTER LINE A DISTANCE OF 20.02 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF THE EXISTING STATE STREET; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE AND ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A DELTA=29°59’59” RADIUS=50.00 FEET A DISTANCE OF 25.88 FEET MEASURED ALONG THE CHORD OF SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD BEARING OF NORTH 78°31’25” EAST TO A POINT ON THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF THE EXISTING STATE STREET; THENCE RUN NORTH 03°31’25” EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 623.17 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SAID PARCEL OF LAND BEING ALL OF BLOCK 3 AND A PORTION OF LOTS 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, AND 15 OF BLOCK 2 OF CROSS RESURVEY OF BLOCKS 1, 2, 3, AND 4 PHILLIPS CO. FARM AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “C” PAGE 215 AND BEING A PORTION OF LOTS 1 AND 7 OF BLOCK 14 OF PHILLIPS CO. FARM ADDITION #1 REARRANGEMENT OF BLOCKS 14 AND 15 AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK “A” PAGE 477, ETOWAH COUNTY PROBATE OFFICE, ALSO BEING A PORTION OF THE ANNULLED RIGHT-OF-WAYS OF HARDING STREET, PENN STREET AND STATE STREET, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ETOWAH COUNTY, ALABAMA AND CONTAINING 5.25 ACRES MORE OR LESS.

Said real estate being generally known as the track and soccer field adjacent to Gadsden City High School.

Whereas, the Gadsden City Board of Education wishes to purchase said property for $10.00 as set forth in Resolution Number R-567-23 adopted on October 31, 2023; and

Now, Therefore, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, as follows:

1. This real property is not needed for any municipal or public purpose.

2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute a warranty deed to and in favor of Gadsden City Board of Education for the sum of Ten and 00/100 Dollars ($10.00).

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on April 2, 2024.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

April 12, 2024

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ORDINANCE NO. O-23-24

REZONING 800 LAY STREET

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF GADSDEN, ALABAMA, that the Official Zoning Map of the City of Gadsden adopted by Ordinance No. O-02-82, as amended, is hereby further amended by changing the zoning classification district for the following described property from R-1, One-Family Residence District, to B-2, General Business District.

Lots One (1) and Two (2), Block “A” of Bonnie Nowlin Subdivision, Gadsden, Alabama as shown by map or plat of record in the Office of the Probate Judge of Etowah County, Alabama on page 41, Plat Book “D”, and lying and being in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama. (Property address being 800 Lay Street)

Adopted by the City Council of Gadsden on April 2, 2024.

Iva Nelson, City Clerk

April 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED VACATION OF AN ALLEY  AT THE CORNER OF BOMAR STREET AND PARIS STREET

A declaration has been proposed by the City of Gadsden for the vacation of an alleyway, described as follows:

FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THE NORTH WEST CORNER OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1, A.L. SMALLS ADDITION, AS RECORDED IN BOOK B, PAGE 355, ETOWAH COUNTY, GADSDEN, ALABAMA;  THENCE, NORTH 00° 00’ 00” EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 12.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE, NORTH 90° 00’ 00” EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 199.80 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE, SOUTH 00° 00’ 00” WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 12.00 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 90° 00’ 00” WEST A DISTANCE OF 199.80 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 0.46  ACRES, MORE OR LESS.

A resolution granting assent to this vacation will be considered by the City Council at its meeting on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 1100 a.m., in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 90 Broad Street.  Objections to the passage of the resolution will be heard at that time.  A map of the proposed vacation will be available for public inspection during regular business hours in the Engineering Department, third floor, City Hall.

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF PROPOSED VACATION OF A PORTION OF HINDS ROAD

A declaration has been proposed by the City of Gadsden for the vacation of a portion of Hinds Road, described as follows:

Commencing at the North East corner of the South  East 1/4 of the South  West 1/4 of Section 30, Township 11 South , Range 6 East of the Huntsville Meridian in Etowah County, Alabama; Thence South  00° 27’ 10” East a distance of 48.54 feet to a point along the centerline of Hinds Road and being the point of beginning for a 50 foot right of way to be vacated, lying and being 25 feet off each side of the following described centerline.  From said point of beginning run  S 78° 04’ 30” West a distance of 123.01 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 06° 35’ 09”, having a radius of 500.00 feet, and whose long chord bears South 74° 46’ 55” West for a distance of 57.44 feet to a point; Thence run South 71° 29’ 21” West a distance of 104.80 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through 54° 40’ 59”, having a radius of 633.71 feet, and whose long chord bears South 44° 08’ 52” West for a distance of 582.11 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through 39° 44’ 45”, having a radius of 180.42 feet, and whose long chord bears South 34° 53’ 07” West for a distance of 122.66 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 58° 40’ 27”, having a radius of 281.05 feet, and whose long chord bears South 25° 25’ 16” West for a distance of 275.40 feet to a point; Thence run South 03° 54’ 57” East a distance of 228.60 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through 09° 14’ 22”, having a radius of 770.46 feet, and whose long chord bears South 00° 42’ 14” West for a distance of 124.11 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through 69° 11’ 16”, having a radius of 420.92 feet, and whose long chord bears South 29° 23’ 12” East for a distance of 477.96 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through an angle of 63° 59’ 21”, having a radius of 325.67 feet, and whose long chord bears South 31° 45’ 45” East for a distance of 345.10 feet to a point; Thence run South 00° 31’ 05” West a distance of 75.39 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 138° 10’ 38”, having a radius of 72.11 feet, and whose long chord bears South 68° 34’ 14” East for a distance of 134.71 feet to a point; Thence run North 42° 20’ 27” East a distance of 42.70 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through an angle of 48° 15’ 16”, having a radius of 75.13 feet, and whose long chord bears North 66° 28’ 05” East for a distance of 61.42 feet to a point; Thence run South 89° 24’ 17” East a distance of 35.48 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 16° 54’ 23”, having a radius of 475.63 feet, and whose long chord bears North 82° 08’ 31” East for a distance of 139.84 feet to a point; Thence run North 73° 41’ 20” East a distance of 62.62 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through an angle of 49° 30’ 07”, having a radius of 53.16 feet, and whose long chord bears South 81° 33’ 37” East for a distance of 44.51 feet to a point; Thence run South 56° 48’ 34” East a distance of 35.62 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through an angle of 56° 48’ 00”, having a radius of 155.34 feet, and whose long chord bears South 28° 24’ 34” East for a distance of 147.77 feet to a point; Thence run South 05° 52’ 35” East a distance of 98.83 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 94° 57’ 42”, having a radius of 28.72 feet, and whose long chord bears South 53° 21’ 26” East for a distance of 42.33 feet to a point; Thence run North 79° 09’ 43” East a distance of 43.25 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through an angle of 94° 47’ 09”, having a radius of 57.25 feet, and whose long chord bears South 53° 26’ 43” East for a distance of 84.27 feet to a point; Thence run South 06° 03’ 08” East a distance of 116.57 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 98° 18’ 26”, having a radius of 29.04 feet, and whose long chord bears South 55° 12’ 21” East for a distance of 43.94 feet to a point; Thence run North 75° 38’ 25” East a distance of 28.17 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the right through an angle of 93° 11’ 07”, having a radius of 69.36 feet, and whose long chord bears South 57° 46’ 01” East for a distance of 100.78 feet to a point; Thence run South 10° 59’ 34” East a distance of 186.75 feet to a point; Thence along a curve  to the left through an angle of 06° 57’ 19”, having a radius of 902.60 feet, and whose long chord bears South 14° 28’ 12” East for a distance of 109.50 feet to a point; Thence, South 17° 56’ 51” East for a distance of 44.87 feet to a point, containing 5.91  acres, more or less.

A resolution granting assent to this vacation will be considered by the City Council at its meeting on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 1100 a.m., in the Council Chamber at City Hall, 90 Broad Street.  Objections to the passage of the resolution will be heard at that time.  A map of the proposed vacation will be available for public inspection during regular business hours in the Engineering Department, third floor, City Hall.

Iva Nelson

City Clerk

March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 2024

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Public Meeting Notice

The Glencoe Water and Sewer Board will a hold a public meeting on Thursday, May 9th, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. at the Board office located at 203 West Chastain Boulevard, Glencoe, Alabama to discuss the environmental information document and related items required as part of the submission of an application for funding through the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund-American Rescue Plan Act-Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (DWSRF-ARPA/BIL) as administered by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). This application will ad-dress the construction of a new 6” PVC water main and the replacement of approximately half of Glencoe Water and Sewer Board’s active water meters. A copy of the Environmental Infor-mation Document (EID) will be available at the office of the Glencoe Water and Sewer Board for public review.

Any person with a disability or communication impairment should contact the Glencoe Water and Sewer Board at (256) 492-1020 if special accommodations are needed.  The Board will attempt to satisfy all reasonable requests.

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed proposals, in duplicate, from Qualified General Contractors will be received by Public Building Authority of the City of Gadsden at the Fourth Floor Conference Room, City Hall, City of Gadsden, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901 until 1:30pm CST, Monday, May 6, 2024 for A New ADRS Clinic for the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services: at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. A cashier’s check or bid bond payable to The Public Building Authority of the City of Gadsden in an amount not less than five (5) percent of the amount of the bid, but in no event more than $10,000, must accompany the bidder’s proposal. Performance and Payment Bonds and evidence of insurance required in the bid documents will be required at the signing of the Contract.

Digital Bid Documents may be obtained from the Architect at no cost to prequalified bidders. Printed documents may be issued upon request at the cost of printing and labor and are not refundable.

Only general contractors who have been approved to bid pursuant to prequalification procedures, attended the mandatory pre-bid will be eligible to bid for the Project. Prequalification packages shall be submitted on standard AIA A305 forms.  Bids must be submitted on proposal forms furnished by the Architect or copies thereof.

Prequalification packages are due at the office of the Architect by 12pm CST on Monday, April 15, 2024.

A mandatory pre-bid conference shall be held on Monday, April 22, 2024 at 1:30pm CST at Fourth Floor Conference Room, City Hall, City of Gadsden, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.  This may move to the project site thereafter or in lieu of. 

All bidders bidding in amounts exceeding that established by the State Licensing Board for General Contractors must be licensed under the provisions of Title 34, Chapter 8, Code of Alabama, 1975, and must show evidence of license before bidding or bid will not be received or considered by the Architect ; the bidder shall show such evidence by clearly displaying his or her current license number on the outside of the sealed envelope in which the proposal is delivered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive technical errors if, in the Owner’s judgement, the best interests of the Owner will thereby be promoted.

Public Building Authority of the City of Gadsden (Awarding Authority)

B. Craig Lipscomb, Architect, 256-390-5657, craig@bclarch.com (Architect)

April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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Notice to Contractors

Debris, Removal, Reduction, and Disposal Following a Declared Disaster

Alabama Department of Transportation

North Region – Guntersville Area

Cherokee, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison, Marshall Counties

Sealed bids will be received by the Alabama Department of Transportation until 10:00 am on Thursday, May 9, 2024, and at that time publicly opened for a retainer contract for debris removal, reduction, and disposal following a declared disaster, in the North Region, Guntersville Area. The bid opening will take place at the Alabama Department of Transportation, North Region, Guntersville Area office, Conference Room.

Qualified General Contractors holding a current Alabama State license are invited to bid. This contract is for the purpose of retaining a qualified General Contractor whose services would be employed in the event of a Tropical Storm event or other declared disaster.

Copies of the contract documents and specifications may be inspected and/or obtained at the following locations:

Alabama Department of Transportation

North Region – Guntersville Area

23445 Hwy 431 North

Guntersville, AL 35976

Phone: (256) 505-6141

Digital copies can be found under the “Special Notice to Contractors” section at https://alletting.dot.state.al.us/

Sealed bids may be mailed or delivered directly to the Owner prior to the bid opening.  Such sealed bids must be clearly and legibly marked “Debris Removal, Reduction, and Disposal Following a Declared Disaster – Guntersville Area” on the outside of the envelope.

The most qualified, responsive, responsible, and highest ranked bid will be accepted with key consideration based upon the benefit to the public; however, the Alabama Department of Transportation reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive any irregularity in the bids received, and to accept or reject any items of the bid for the benefit of the public.

No conditional bids will be accepted.

No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the scheduled closing date and time for the receipt of bids.

John Cooper

Transportation Director

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS FEDERAL AID PROJECT NO. STPAA-0179(504) ETOWAH AND  MARSHALL COUNTIES,

ALABAMA

Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Transportation at the office of the Alabama Department of Transportation, Montgomery, Alabama until 10:00 AM on April 26, 2024 and at that time publicly opened for constructing the Micro-Milling Resurfacing (Scrub Seal), Guardrail Installation, and Traffic Stripe on SR-179 from the junction of SR-74 (US-278) to the junction of SR-168 southwest of Boaz. Length 10.429 mi.

The total amount of uncompleted work under contract to a contractor must not exceed the amount of his or her qualification certificate.

The Entire Project Shall Be Completed In Sixty (60) Working Days. A 6.00% DBE Contract Obligation Is Required.

A Bidding Proposal may be purchased for $5.00. Plans may be purchased for $5.00 per set. Plans and Proposals are available at the Alabama Department of Transportation, 1409 Coliseum Boulevard, Room E-108, Montgomery, AL 36110. Checks should be made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation. Plans and Proposals will be mailed only upon receipt of remittance. No refunds will be made.

Minimum wage rates for this project have been pre-determined by the Secretary of Labor and are set forth in the advertised specifications. This project is subject to the contract work hours and Safety Standards Act and its implementing regulations.

Cashier’s check or bid bond for 5% of bid (maximum – $50,000.00) made payable to the Alabama Department of Transportation must accompany each bid as evidence of good faith.

The bracket range is shown only to provide general financial information to contractors and bonding companies concerning the project’s complexity and size. This Bracket should not be used in preparing a bid, nor will this bracket have any bearing on the decision to award this contract.

The Bracket Estimate On This Project Is From $2,819,554 To $3,446,122 .

The proposed work shall be performed in conformity with the rules and regulations for carrying out the Federal Highway Act.

Plans and Specifications are on file in Room E-108 of the Alabama Department of Transportation at Montgomery, Alabama 36110.

In accordance with the rules and regulations of The Alabama Department of Transportation, proposals will be issued only to prequalified contractors or their authorized representatives, upon requests that are received before 10 AM., on the day previous to the day of opening of bids.

The bidder’s proposal must be submitted on the complete original proposal furnished him or her by the Alabama Department of Transportation.

The Alabama Department of Transportation, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000D TO 2000D-4 and Title 49 code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of The Secretary, Part 21, nondiscrimination in federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in consideration for an award.

The right to reject any or all bids is reserved.

JOHN R. COOPER

Transportation Director

April 5, 12, and 19, 2024

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INVITATION TO BID

BID INFORMATION

Project:  Shahan Generator Replacement

Owner:  Water Works Board of Attalla

Engineer:  Canyon Engineering, LLC

ANNOUNCEMENT

A.   Your firm is invited to submit a sealed Bid for the project listed above.  The Owner will receive Bids at the office of the Water Works Board of Attalla, located at 509 4th Street NW, Attalla, Alabama, 35954, until 2:00 PM local time on the 1st day of May 2024, at which time and place the Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids not received by the indicated time will not be opened.

B.   Project Description: Replacement of existing diesel generator with a 70 kW propane generator, conduit, wiring, controls, automatic transfer switch, and related appurtenances.

C. Owner requires the Project to be completed within 180 calendar days.

D. Bidding Documents for a Unit Price contract may be obtained from the office of Canyon Engineering, LLC, 404 1st. Street E., Fort Payne, Alabama, 35967. Electronic copies will be available via email to all potential bidders.  Paper sets are available upon receipt of a $50.00 non-refundable amount per set.

E . Potential bidders may view the Bid Documents at the office of Canyon Engineering by appointment only.

F. Bidders will be required to provide Bid security according to the requirements in Document 002113 – Instructions to Bidders and Document 003100 – Available Project Information.

G. Refer to other Bidding requirements as described in Document 002113 – Instructions to Bidders and Document 003100 – Available Project Information.

H. Submit your Bid on the Bid Form provided. Bidders are required to submit the bid form, bid bond, and the E-Verify documents at the time of the bid.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing the name and address of the bidder, the bidder’s General Contractor’s license number, the project name, and bid date.  Bidders are asked not to submit the full contract documents and specifications book at the time of the bid.

I.  Bidders must carry the Municipal and Utility construction classification as listed in the roster of the Alabama State Licensing Board for General Contractors to be considered for the award of the project.

J.     Your Bid will be required to be submitted under a condition of irrevocability for a period of 60 calendar days after submission.

K.   The Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and to accept or reject any or all Bids.

Canyon Engineering

404 1St Street E.

Fort Payne, AL  35967

April 12, 19, and 26, 2024

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR COMPLETION

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, notice is hereby given that Tecta America Southeast, LLC, has completed the Construction Project A:  Roof Replacement of Bevill Hall at the Wallace Drive Campus – Gadsden AL Project Number 2022-188 GSCC at 1001 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL 35903, for the State of Alabama, the City of Gadsden, and Gadsden State Community College, and have made request for final settlement of said contract. All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify Stephen Ward and Associates at 140 Oxmoor Blvd., Suite 160, Birmingham, AL. 35209

Tecta America Southeast, LLC

5578 Morgan Street

Birmingham, AL. 35210

March 22, 29, April 5 and 12, 2024

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, notice is hereby given that Hudak Construction Co., Inc., Contractor, has completed the Contract for Softball Dressing for Southside High School at 2361 School Drive Southside, AL 35907, for Etowah County Board of Education, and Southside High School (Owners), and have made request for final settlement of said contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify McKee & Associates Inc., 631 S Hull St Montgomery, AL 36104

Hudak Construction

400 W. Meighan Blvd.

Gadsden, AL 35901

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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LEGAL NOTICE

In accordance with Chapter 1, Title 39, Code of Alabama, 1975, as amended, notice is hereby given that Hudak Construction Co., Inc., Contractor, has completed the Contract for Phase One Renovations to the Centre Gymnasium at 350 E. Main Street Centre, AL 35960, for the City of Centre, Alabama (Owners), and have made request for final settlement of said contract.  All persons having any claim for labor, materials, or otherwise in connection with this project should immediately notify Thomas M. McElrath, Architect, 717 Merit Springs Road Gadsden, AL 35901

Hudak Construction

400 W. Meighan Blvd.

Gadsden, AL 35901

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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NOTICE OF COMPLETION

Vulcan Materials Asphalt & Construction, LLC hereby gives notice of completion of Hillsboro Drive Resurfacing Project for the City of Gadsden, Alabama, Bid Request No. 3477.

This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning on April 12, 2024 and ending on May 3, 2024. All claims should be filed at Vulcan Materials Asphalt & Construction, LLC., P.O. Box 1890, Gadsden, Alabama, 35902 during this period.

April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2024

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LEGAL NOTICE

The following units will be auctioned or otherwise disposed of on April 18, 2024 beginning at 9am on the premises of STOCK IT & LOCK IT mini storage located at 3403 Rainbow Parkway, Rainbow City, AL. 35906

Amber Freeman Unit 264-J

Shawntez Cash Unit 195-G

Adrian Davis Unit 330-L

Brett Gifford  Unit 41-B

Wes Gwin  Unit 95-D, 159-F and 503-L

Tara Williams Unit 241-I

Tracy Ford Unit 2-A

Stock it & Lock it

3403 Rainbow Parkway

Rainbow City, AL. 35906

April 5 and 12, 2024

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NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given that the Contents of the following storage buildings will be SOLD by Off Campus Storage on April 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM at 474 George Wallace Drive, Gadsden, AL. 35903

Karen Sisk – Unit X

Off Campus Storage

474 George Wallace Drive

Gadsden, AL. 35903

April 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 6/07/2024.

2012 Cadillac CTS  VIN: 1G6DE5E57C0155186

2012 Nissan Altima  VIN: 1N4AL2AP6CC171962

2012 Honda CBR250  VIN: MLHMC4101C5203420

2001 Chevrolet Tahoe  VIN: 1GNEC13T41J292893

2005 Chrysler 300 VIN: 2C3JA43R95H634210

Thacker Towing & Recovery

927 5th Avenue NE

Attalla, AL 35954

(256) 546-9994

April 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 5/22/2024 at 9am.

2008 Ford E Series (white) VIN:  1FBNE31L78DB11221

Matt’s Towing

2000 Hickory Street

Gadsden, AL. 35904

April 12 and 19, 2024

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NOTICE OF VEHICLE POSSESSION

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned will proceed to take possession of the following described abandoned vehicle(s) on 5/31/2024 at 8am.

2024 GRAY HONDA PILOT VIN:5FNYG1H65RB00076

Tommy Tows

1912 3rd Street

Attalla, AL. 35954

(256) 490-3715

April 12 and 19, 2024

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